Andy Wong / Associated Press
Onlookers gather as an unfinished Beijing hotel catches fire amid a holiday fireworks celebration marking the Lunar New Year. The unoccupied site of a future Mandarin Oriental hotel caught fire sometime before 9 p.m. local time. The hotel, which was due to open this year, lies just north of Chinese Central Television's striking new headquarters building, also nearing the end of construction.
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